Our divers were treated to a rare encounter yesterday as they entered the water for their first dive at Turtle Caves, Flat Rock. They encountered a majestic whale shark cruising around the area.

This is the second Whale Shark spotted in the waters off Stradbroke Island in a 12 month period.

The Whale Shark is the largest non-cetacean animal in the world, reaching up to 20m and weighing over 20 tonnes. The Whale Shark is a filter feeder feeding on zooplankton. These amazing creatures migrate to feed throughout the world.